Space

RSS
Spaceship explodes over desert
Spaceship explodes over desert

Updated A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a test flight in Southern California's Mojave Desert…

Tesla boss warns of artificial intelligence 'demon'

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk, warns about artificial intelligence, saying it could be more threatening than nuclear weapons…

Nasa rocket explodes on lift-off

Rocket taking cargo to ISS as part of US$1.9bn project exploded after lift-off – and the whole frightening scene was captured…

Winter winds mystery solved

A team of leading scientists, including a Kiwi, have gazed beyond our planet to solve a mystery phenomenon tampering with…

Video

Raw: Homicide after mass brawl in Grey Lynn video Raw: Homicide after mass brawl in Grey Lynn

A male had a cut to his throat during a fight involving…

London skatepark wins heritage listing video London skatepark wins heritage listing

A skatepark in east London became the first in Europe…

More Video
Why aren't there more women in space?
Why aren't there more women in space?

'One giant leap for mankind', proclaimed Neil Armstrong from the moon's surface. Did that just underscore the status of…

Comet's close call with Mars
Comet's close call with Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain has whizzed past Mars, wowing space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter…

'Site J' confirmed for comet landing
'Site J' confirmed for comet landing

The European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed Wednesday its choice of the site for a historic unmanned landing next month on…

Why the mystery space plane?
Why the mystery space plane?

What looks like a mini space shuttle, can fly itself for millions of miles and goes by the name X-37B?

Space

Blood moon dazzles
Blood moon dazzles

A glorious blood moon delighted skygazers in many parts of New Zealand last night.

Astronauts resume spacewalks for NASA

Two spacewalking astronauts have moved an old, broken pump into permanent storage, NASA's first routine maintenance outside…

Cloudy forecast for lunar eclipse

Aucklanders might not get the best glimpse of tonight's total lunar eclipse, with cloudy skies and a few evening showers…

Russian-US crew blast off

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian…

MOM arrives safely at Mars
MOM arrives safely at Mars

India yesterday became the first nation to reach Mars on its maiden attempt, a historic feat that aims…

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried…

SpaceX breaks ground on new spaceport

The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step…

NASA's Maven spacecraft slips into orbit around Mars

Nasa's MAVEN spacecraft has begun orbiting Mars, on a mission to study how the Red Planet's climate changed over time from…

First 3-D printer sent to space station

A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts…

Bezos v Musk: Billionaire race to space heating up
Bezos v Musk: Billionaire race to space heating up

Billionaire Jeff Bezos will team up with a Boeing-Lockheed Martin to develop US-made rocket engines…

Space Archives

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf03 at 01 Nov 2014 12:55:09 Processing Time: 21ms